Our #1 for March – Nicole Rollins

Hi, my name is Nicole Rollins. I am 22 years old. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on March 22, 2014, almost a year ago now. About a month prior to my diagnosis I suffered from severe thirst, hungry, loss of weight, and I used the restroom a lot.  10 days before getting diagnosed, […]

Spotlight on RIDE – Kate Durak

Kate Durak would say that she is not your typical long distance cyclist.  An avid spinner, Kate was no stranger to a bicycle, but didn’t have any experience with long distances on the open road.  However, she was intrigued by all she had heard about the Ride to Cure Diabetes and was ready for a […]

Our #1 for January – William Beebe

William Beebe has been active with JDRF on many levels.  He has been team of a Walk Team, been a fierce advocate to Congress and has served in Children’s Congress.  The definition of a crusader is a person who campaigns vigorously for political, social, or religious change.  William received the chapter’s Cure Crusader award in […]

Our #1 for November – Evan Van Vorhis

Evan was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 4. It was discovered after a steroids treatment for Asthma. Hours later Evan was extremely thirsty and running to the bathroom a lot. At naptime, I noticed her breath smelled like a banana. I instantly thought, “Is that Diabetes? I mean what are the chances she […]

Our #1 for June – Jack Wagener

Our journey begun on a hot summer day July 17, 2013. Jack complained of a stomach ache, being thirsty and peeing a lot all evening after we got home from work. I was thinking he might have been too hot that day due to the 100 plus temperatures. So I called his grandma, as she […]

Our #1 for May – Addysen Tabb

Addysen’s Type 1 story starts off like many other Type 1 stories.  It was Christmas time 2011.  Addysen was 4 years old.  I had noticed some behavior changes in Addy, but I guess I just thought it was a phase.  She just seemed really whiny and tired.  She was tired enough that she would actually […]